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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

Cartoon fun with the little blue creatures.

: Children's BBC: Activ8

Sports and activities series. Shown yesterday 5.10pm. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Mr Benn

Animation. Mr Benn goes ballooning.

: The Record

Political news and views from the Houses of Parliament, stereo 604W39

: The Fugitive

Last Second of a Big Dream.
Richard Kimble is recognised when he applies for a job with a local circus.
FirstshownonlTV B/W


Unknown: Richard Kimble

: Children's BBC: Playdays

A visit to the Roundabout Stop. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Cricket

Live coverage of one of today's NatWest Trophy second-round matches.
Introduced by Tony Lewis. Commentary from Richie Benaud , Geoffrey Boycott , David Gower and Jack Bannister.
TV presentation Alan Griffiths


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: David Gower
Unknown: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: Working Lunch

Business news. Stereo ....

: Children's BBC: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

Musical series. Melvin and Maureen decide to take up several types of dancing. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Cricket

Further live coverage of a second-round match. Coverage continues on BBC 1.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC: Cartoon

Animated capers..

: Children's BBC: Funnybones

Animation about a group of friendly skeletons. Big and Little keep bumping into each other during the night. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Run the Risk

First in a repeat series of the children's game show. With Bobby Davro, Peter Simon, Shane Richie and Katy Hill.


Presenter: Bobby Davro
Presenter: Peter Simon
Contestant: Shane Richie
Contestant: Katy Hill

: Children's BBC: Cartoon Critters

Series combining well-known cartoon characters with wildlife footage to reveal the true nature of animals in the wild. Featuring puppets Dogsbody and Fleur Pompidou.
Rptd tomorrow at 7.55am. (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Earthfasts

Second in a five-part mystery drama. What is the connection between the standing stones and the drummer boy's candle?
Dramatised by Marilyn Fox , from a story by William Mayne


Dramatised by: Marilyn Fox
Author: William Mayne
Keith: Chris Downs
David: Paul Nicholls
Dr Wix: David Hargreaves
Eileen Watson: Ruth Holden
Frank Watson: Bobby Knutt
PC Hunter: Mark Jordon
Mrs Heseltine: Kate Rutter
Mr Heseltine: Terence Edmond

: Cricket

Continuing the coverage of a 60-overs-per-side, second-round match. Introduced by Tony Lewis.


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: That Fling Thing

The Scottish Highland dance scene is a hotbed of obsessions and powerful passions. This documentary follows
Canadian champion Colleen Rintamaki and young Scottish hopeful Tony Cargill through the tension, tears and trauma of the Highland Dance World
Championship, taking place at the Cowal Games in Dunoon, Argyll. DirectorFiona Kelly ; ProducerMay Miller


Unknown: Colleen Rintamaki
Unknown: Tony Cargill
Unknown: Directorfiona Kelly

: School

First in a six-part documentary series offering a behind-the-scenes lookat aspects of school life as they affect both pupils and teachers at the Francis Combe School, a small comprehensive in Watford, Hertfordshire.
A-levels Aren't 't for the Likes of Us
It's summerand the A-level exams are approaching. Sixth formers and teachers alike are getting nervous. For the pupils, passing is the key to entry to college and beyond. Forthe teachers, with more and more parents choosing schools according to league table performance, the pass rate could affect Francis Combe 's whole future.
See today's choices.
Director/Producer Richard Denton
+ Polly Toynbee : page 14


Unknown: Francis Combe
Producer: Richard Denton
Unknown: Polly Toynbee

: Wild Harvest with Nick Nairn

First in a six-part series in which self-taught chef Nick Nairn travels around
Scotland in search of the country's best natural produce, meets local people and cooks traditional recipes. Tayside. Nick visits Tayside, where he joins two anglers to go fishing for brown trout - the basis of today's starter - and discovers the secrets of fish smoking. He then tries his hand at rabbit hunting in the middle of the night and is given some ideas for cooking a casserole. And finally, after some berry picking in a secret location with a local picker, he makes a wild raspberry pavlova for dessert. See today's choices.
BBC BOOK: Wild Harvest with Nick Nairn is available in hardback from booksellers
Britain: a nation of TV foodies: p6 ? Competitions and Giveaways: page


Presenter: Nick Nairn
Director: Jim Shields
Producer: Carol Halning

: Steptoe and Son

Classic comedy with one of the rediscovered episodes that were shown in the 1994 series The Lost
Steptoes, starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett.
Robbery with Violence. Harold's prized pottery has gone missing. Albert claims that he has been mugged - but is he really telling the truth? Producer Duncan Wood


Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H Corbett.
Producer: Duncan Wood

: Modern Times: Lido

Another chance to see the highly acclaimed documentary from last year's "Modern Times" series, about the cosmopolitan range of people who frequent the Brockwell Park Lido in Brixton, south London. Filmed during last year's long, hot summer, this atmospheric film offers a miniature portrait of Londoners at play. See today's choices.


Producer: Lucy Blakstad
Series Editor: Stephen Lambert

: Designs of the Times: Building Sights

Last in a series of eight personal reflections on the best of modern 20th-century British architecture.
Writer Germaine Greer chooses the Glyndebourne Opera House on the Sussex Downs. The building, which opened in 1994, was constructed in just 18 months and was designed by Michael Hopkins and Patty Hopkins.


Presenter: Germaine Greer
Director: David F Turnbull
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: Newsnight

With PeterSnow. Subtitled .........

: Murder One

Chapter 19. Richard Cross behaves oddly in the witness stand. Avedon decides to testify in his own defence. Shown yesterday at 9.00pm
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Richard Cross

: The Midnight Hour

With Andrew Neil , Stereo .........


Unknown: Andrew Neil

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Art in 14th-century Italy
The Baptistery, Padua Rpt
76237 l.OORunningtheNHS Quality andCulture Rpt 40985 1.30Whipped into Action
Summer Nights
2.00 Perfect Pictures Collection 3
Sherman and Mapplethorpe BBC Focus
4.00 Italia 2000 Arti e Mestieri
75256 4.30 United Nations - 50 Years of Activity Rpt 21850 5.00Voluntary Sector Television
Open University
6.00 The Trial of Socrates
6175850 6.25 Genderingthe Product Rpt 6175850 6.50 Linkage Mechanisms

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